Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

February 8, 2012

Kereru

Filed under: Birds — paul @ 11:24 am
Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

When they pose in such excellent light, I find the wood pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) irresistible. Does not happen too often, but every now and then I like to show them off. Sitting on a kanuka tree. Thanks again to Mrs H who alerted me to its presence.

1 Comment

  1. What a beauty! Love the green breast…first time I saw one actually…

    Comment by Vienna — February 8, 2012 @ 12:19 pm

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